Acacia collinsii: angiosperm: Contribution to food chain: petioles of bull’s-horn thorn (Acacia collinsii; Fabaceae). Ants live inside the hollow modified spinous. ACACIA COLLINSII Bull Horn Acacia. This Central American Acacia comes with an interesting story. Its large “bull horn” shaped thorns are sharp and keep some . The obligate mutualist Pseudomyrmex spinicola may defend Acacia collinsii against herbivores more effectively than the generalist Crematogaster brevispinosa.
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This page was last edited on 21 Marchat Acacia collinsii, the Bull Horn Acacia.
A Mesoamerican species known as Cornizuela. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category scacia is defined as the pagename All stub articles. The ants protect the colinsii from attack by other insects. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.
The ants chew holes in the tips of the afacia stipular thornsknown as domatiaso that they can enter, and create their colony inside. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Views View Edit History. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as collinsiii timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Description Acacia collinsii, the Bull Horn Acacia The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.
Hollow thorns are to house protective ants.
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Retrieved from ” https: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. It grows in secondary succession in seasonally dry ecosystems in southern Central Americawhere it exhibits a symbiotic relationship with several species of ant Pseudomyrmex spinicolaPseudomyrmex ferruginea.
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colkinsii This image was originally posted to Flickr by Dick Culbert at https: Vachellia collinsii also provides the ants with sugar-rich nectar from extrafloral nectaries located at the leaf petiole. View all coordinates using: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vachellia collinsii. Acacia collinsii, known as Cornizuela.